The youth leader of the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been handed a one-year jail sentence.
Ikamu Hamidu Katowas sentenced for insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha.
In a viral video he shared on social media on Saturday, 10th of July, Kato described President Buhari and Mustapha as “useless human beings” and he specifically called the SGF a “Bastard and a Dog”.
Subsequently, the PDP youth leader in Hong council area was arraigned before a Chief Magistrate Court on Monday, August 2, by the Department of State Security and was sentenced.
The prosecution which provided two witnesses, a DSS operative Zayyanu Adamu and Husseini Nakura, chairman of Adamawa State Concern Citizen, also tendered a confessional statement of Kato and a USB drive as an exhibit.
Kato who pleaded guilty was sentenced to one year in prison for insulting President Buhari and another one year for insulting Boss Mustapha after being found guilty of inciting public disturbance.
Chief magistrate Dimas Elishama ruled that both sentences are to run concurrently with an option of N25,000 fine.
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